All first year students have the ability to apply to either the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Architecture, School of Engineering, School of Nursing, or the Kinesiology program at the Curry School of Education. The top majors tend to be Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Computer and Information Sciences, and General.

UVA recommends that students apply to the specific undergraduate school they sincerely wish to attend as transfer between them will not be immediately available. Majors, however, will not have to be declared until Sophomore or Junior year. The university encourages students to pursue research and individual projects.

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